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TONIGHT: Tips vs. Giants (11/25)

EVERETT SILVERTIPS vs VANCOUVER GIANTS – XFINITY ARENA

Saturday, November 25, 2017
RADIO: 1380 AM / FM 95.3
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TONIGHTS MATCHUP AND SERIES NOTES
First of six meetings between the Silvertips and Giants this season … the Silvertips have won 8 of the last 12 games (8-3-0-1) after a 4-1 victory last night against Spokane … the Giants were defeated by Kelowna, 3-2 last evening … the Silvertips won five of six meetings last season with Vancouver (5-0-1-0) and are 23-5-2-0 in the series since 2012-13 … the last meeting between the teams was Feb. 4, 2017 in a 1-0 Tips victory (Carter Hart: 21 saves).

 

SEASON SERIES (Silvertips 0-0-0-0)

Nov. 25 Vancouver 7:05 pm PST
Dec. 27 at Vancouver 7:00 pm PST
Dec. 29 Vancouver 7:35 pm PST
Feb. 10 Vancouver 7:00 pm PST
Feb. 23 at Vancouver 7:30 pm PST
Mar. 4 at Vancouver 2:00 pm PST

 

NEXT THREE GAMES (all times PT)

DATE               OPPONENT                 TIME            SITE                                 RADIO

12/1/17            at Kamloops                 7:00pm        Sandman Centre              KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

12/2/17            vs Saskatoon               7:05pm        XFINITY Arena                 KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

12/6/17            vs Portland                   7:05pm        XFINITY Arena                 KRKO 1380 AM & 95.3 FM/Tips App

 

LAST GAME (EVT 4 – SPO 1 / 11-24-17): Jake Christiansen, Patrick Bajkov, Sean Richards, and Matt Fonteyne each collected multi point games while Carter Hart made 34 saves to lift the Everett Silvertips to a 4-1 win over the Spokane Chiefs before 4,381 fans at Xfinity Arena. With the Tips’ win, they have evened the season series at 1-1-0-0. The Tips led wire-to-wire in the game and went 2-of-4 on the power play.

 

TOP 5 TIPS TIDBITS

  • GOT TO ADMIT IT’S GETTING BETTER: The Tips are 8-3-0-1 in the last 12 games … Patrick Bajkov and Sean Richards each have two game winning goals in that span … Bajkov and Richards have combined for 25 points and 14 goals as well.
  • HART OF THE MATTER: Back-to-back WHL Goaltender of the Year Carter Hart became the all-time shutout leader in Silvertips history on Wednesday, earning his 22nd shutout in a 3-0 win at Tri-City … his 92 career wins are 2nd all-time in Silvertips history … since returning to the Tips lineup, he is 6-2-0-1 with three shutouts and a .964 save percentage.
  • DAY-BY-DAVIS: Kevin Davis, in his overage season, is sixth among WHL defensemen with 24 points in 25 games … he became the fourth player in Tips history to suit up in 300 games on Wednesday at Tri-City … Davis has points in five of the last seven games.
  • SPECIAL DELIVERIES: For the Silvertips special teams, the penalty kill is 1st in the WHL (87.5) … the Silvertips power play went 2-of-5 in last night’s win vs. Spokane … Jake Christiansen factored in both goals with a goal and an assist.
  • BIG BANG BAJKOV: Patrick Bajkov, returning from training camp with the Vegas Golden Knights, leads the Tips with 34 points in 26 games (T-13, WHL) … he scored the Tips first shorthanded goal of the season, 11/18 vs. Seattle.

 

MILESTONE ALERT

  • Carter Hart is 4 shutouts away from tying the WHL all-time record (26: Tyson Sexsmith)
  • Patrick Bajkov is 4 games away from 300 in his WHL career
  • Matt Fonteyne is 6 games away from 300 in his WHL career
  • Kevin Davis played in his 300th career game in the WHL on Nov. 22 at Tri-City
  • Riley Sutter played in his 100th career game in the WHL on Sept. 24 vs. Tri-City
  • Carter Hart became the Silvertips all-time record leader in shutouts (22) on Nov. 22 at Tri-City
  • Patrick Bajkov’s shorthanded goal put him 2nd, all-time on the Tips points list on Nov. 17 vs. Seattle
  • Patrick Bajkov earned the 200th point in his Tips and WHL career on Oct. 4 at Spokane
  • Kevin Davis earned the 100th assist in his Tips and WHL career on Oct. 13 at Lethbridge

 

ON THE BOARD

  • The following Silvertips have collected their first career WHL point this season:
  • Reece Vitelli (goal) – Sept. 23 vs. POR
  • Gianni Fairbrother (assist) – Sept. 29 at KEL
  • Martin Fasko-Rudas (assist) – Oct. 8 at EDM
  • Dustin Wolf (assist) – Oct. 29 at POR

WHEN THEY SCORE

A look at the Tips records when the following players score a goal:

 

#5 Montana Onyebuchi                        0-1-0-0

#7 Martin Fasko-Rudas                        1-0-0-0

#8 Patrick Bajkov                     6-3-1-0

#11 Orrin Centazzo                  1-2-0-0

#14 Riley Sutter                       3-3-0-1

#15 Sean Richards                  5-2-0-1

#17 Matt Fonteyne                   3-4-1-1

#18 Brandson Hein                  0-1-0-0

#19 Bryce Kindopp                  2-1-0-0

#24 Gianni Fairbrother             0-0-0-1

#23 Jake Christiansen              1-0-0-0

#26 Reece Vitelli                      1-1-0-0

#43 Connor Dewar                   2-3-0-1

#38 Kevin Davis                       3-1-0-0

 

CLIMBING THE LADDER

The Silvertips, ranking among the franchise all-time leaders:

 

GAMES # Player Pos TOTAL
1 11 Shane Harper RW 335
2 10, 21 Zack Dailey C 330
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 301
38 Kevin Davis D 301
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 296
5 17 Matt Fonteyne LW 294
6 3 Taylor Ellington D 287
7 16 Carson Stadnyk RW 286
8 8 Graham Potuer D 275
9 15 Kohl Bauml C 273

 

GOALS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Tyler Maxwell C 107
2 21 Joshua Winquist LW 101
3 11 Shane Harper RW 100
4 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 92
5 9 Zach Hamill C 87

 

POINTS # Player Pos TOTAL
1 9 Zach Hamill C 262
2 8 Patrick Bajkov RW 222
3 21 Joshua Winquist LW 216
4 11 Shane Harper RW 214
5 9 Tyler Maxwell C 195

 

 

WINS GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 107
2. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 92
3. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 72
4. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 71
5. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 35

 

SILVERTIPS ALL-TIME RECORD:

 

SO GOALIE YEARS TOTAL
1. Carter Hart 2013 – Current 22
2. Leland Irving 2003 – 2008 21
3. Michael Wall 2003 – 2005 12
4. Austin Lotz 2011 – 2015 10
5. Kent Simpson 2007 – 2012 6
Thomas Heemskerk 2008-2010 6

 WHL ALL-TIME RECORD:

SO GOALIE TEAM (YEARS) TOTAL
1. Tyson Sexsmith VAN (05-09) 26
2. CARTER HART EVT (13-present) 22
3. Leland Irving EVT (03-08) 21
Bryan Bridges SEA, KTN (01-06) 21
5. Justin Pogge GCY, PG (03-06) 20
Dustin Slade 4 teams (02-07) 20

 

 

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